Risk Management

Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety for Outdoor Workers

Although about 90 percent of people struck by lightning survive, these strikes can cause serious and permanent disabilities. And, even if employees aren’t hurt by lightning, they may be at risk from any fires, explosions or other hazards that result from a strike. Together, these facts outline the importance of protecting employees who work outdoors …

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Workers’ Compensation Claims for Leased or Temporary Workers

Workers’ Compensation Claims for Leased or Temporary Workers

Many companies are increasingly turning to staffing agencies to meet their personnel needs for a variety of reasons, including increased workloads and high employee turnover rates. Companies that use staffing agencies can save money because they avoid selecting, hiring and training new full-time employees. In addition, using staffing agencies frequently offers companies peace of mind …

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Benefits of Crime Insurance

Benefits of Crime Insurance

While you may think your business would never be the victim of a crime, the harsh reality is that nearly every business can become a victim. In this day and age, criminals (including employees) do not need direct access to cash to steal from you—merchandise, supplies and securities are all fair game. Standard commercial insurance …

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Preparing a Business for Disaster

Disasters can occur at any time and completely interrupt a business’s progress, potentially causing significant setbacks that threaten the health of the organization. Although disasters are often unpredictable, it is possible for businesses to prepare themselves for disaster scenarios to minimize damage. By following these simple steps, businesses can improve their chances for a quick …

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